The  Shelby  Republican
Friday April 20, 1900
Page 5 column 3
The  Old  Soldier  and  Patriot
Answers  To  The  Last  Roll  Call
          William H. Server, died at his home, three miles east of the city, at three a.m. Tuesday, April 17, of cancer, after an illness of seven months.  He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania November 16, 1824.  He was married to Eliza Wolters, by whom he had six children.  He came to Shelby county, Indiana in 1885.  His first wife having died, he was married in 1886 to  Margaret Zell, who with three daughters, survive him.  His daughters are  Mrs. J. S. Davis, of Indianapolis;  Miss Frances Server, of Vevay, and  Miss Rella Server, of Indianapolis.  He was living in Jefferson County, Indiana, when Lincoln made his call for volunteers and he enlisted August 30, 1862, at Madison in Co. G. 82nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and served three years.  Himself and wife were honored members of the Ripple, or Union M.E. Church where his funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, Rev. John Palsor officiating.  The interment will be under the auspices of Dumont Post No. 18 G.A.R., of this city, of which he was a member.  The cortege will leave the house at 1 p.m., in charge of Edwards & Hageman.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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